DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment Exam

DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment Exam
DRDO CEPTAM Recruitment Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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DRDO is conducted by the Centre for Personnel Talent Management(CEPTAM) of DRDO. CEPTAM is assigned with the drawing of new members of Practical, Executive & union of non-gazetted personnel, evaluation of DRTC Officers & Staff, and smooth coaching for developing of these cadres as per the coaching policy of DRDO. DRDO comes under the Ministry of Defense. This organization is focused on research and development and is fully owned by the Government of India.

Beginning with, the exam is organized one time in a year. Application mode and examination mood are online. conducted online. There are two steps in the election process and those are Tier 1 and Tier 2.

Abbreviation DRDO CEPTAM
Exam Body Centre for Personnel Talent Management(CEPTAM) of DRDO
Purpose Position of Junior Research Fellows
Location New Delhi, India
Chairman Dr. G Satheesh Reddy
Director Dr. Upendra Kumar Singh

Candidates need to complete the two processes and meet the cutoff marks to be chosen for the applied post. This exam contains no negative marks. DRDO is National level exam. To apply for the exam, a candidate should be an Indian Citizen and should be between 18-25 Years of age. DRDO exam is different for different tiers and posts.

Table of Contents

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Notification & News

The important dates for the DRDO CEPTAM exam have not been released yet. Candidates who are interested to apply for this exam can see important dates related to it here. Since the conducting authority has not released the important dates yet, at last candidates can check the tentative dates in the table below:

Events Dates
   
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Formal information Releases April/ May 2021
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Online Form Starts April/ May 2021
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Online Form Close Last week of June
Payment of the DRDO CEPTAM Form Fee Last week of June
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Admit Card Comes Out To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 1 exam for Tech A To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 1 exam result for Tech A To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam for Tech A To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam result for Tech A To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 1 exam for A&A post To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 1 exam result for A&A post To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam for A&A post To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam result for A&A post To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 1 exam for MTS To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level1 exam result for MTS To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam for MTS To be out
DRDO CEPTAM Level 2 exam result for MTS To be out

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Date

The important dates for the DRDO CEPTAM exam have not been released yet. Candidates who are interested to apply for this exam can see important dates related to it here. To put it briefly, authorities have not released the exam dates clearly, so candidates can refer to below:

Events Dates
   
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Formally Notification Releases April or May 2021
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Online Application Begins April or May 2021
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Online Application Form Ends End of June 2021
Henceforth, the Last Date to Pay the DRDO CEPTAM Application Price At the end of June 2021
DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Admit Card Revealed To be declared

DRDO CEPTAM Application Fee

The application fee for DMDO(CEPTAM)-2021 can be paid over the internet. Simultaneously, online mood and then via debit/credit card or net banking.

The application fees are non-refundable maybe what the situation it is.  And then the application fee for different courses is given:

Category Amount
   
General Rs 100
OBC Rs 100
SC/ST/PWD/WOMEN No fee

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for this exam DRDO(CEPTAM) have to fulfill this eligibility criterion. To qualify for this exam or else if eligibility is not fulfilled, a candidate will not get a chance to appear in this exam. Anyhow, the application fees will not be refunded.

Education Qualification:

The candidate should oughta graduation level in any discipline from an approved organization.

Nationality:

A candidate must be an Indian citizen to applying for DRDO CEPTAM Examination and should be living in any Indian State.

Age Limit:

The eligibility for applying and qualifying for this exam, age should be between 18-25 years. This age limit should be strictly followed.

Vacancies

Every year, the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO organize DRDO CEPTAM examination to choose the most deserving candidates for several DRDO posts which includes MTS, Technician ‘A’, Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STAGE B), and Admin and Allied Cadre (A&A), etc. It is anticipated that CEPTAM will organize the DRDO CEPTAM examination to complete over 2000 posts in the year 2021. Below is provided the list of posts given by DRDO along with the important number of vacancies:

S.No. Name of post Vacancy
1 MTS 1817
2 Admin & Allied (A&A) 224
3 Technician A (Tech A) 351

In the table below, it has been provided category-wise distribution of DRDO CEPTAM recruitment for MTS, Technician ‘A’, Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STAGE B), and Admin and Allied Cadre (A&A) positions:

Categories Number of vacancies
SC 163
ST 114
OBC 503
NEWS 188
General category 849
ESM 135
MSP 50
PWD category 19

Salary

Posts Pay Scale
Senior Technical Assistant ‘B’ (STAGE B)  Level 6 candidates will be paid as per the 7th CPC pay matrix and also they wgets alternative advantages. (Approximately a candidate will get 50,000 per month within school ‘X” cities).
Technician ‘A’ Level 2 candidates will be paid as per the7th CPC pay matrix and also they gets alternative advantages. (Approximately a candidate will get 28,000 per month within school ‘X” cities)
A&A Every post – Payment at level two (Rs 19900-63200)typist Grade-2 – Payment at level 4 (Rs 25500 -81100) as per the seventh CPC Payment model
MTS On the other hand, the elite candidates get remuneration within the Pay Matrix who is at Level-1 (Rs 18,000 – 56,900) as per the seventh CPC Pay Matrix and additionally gets alternative benefits/allowances as per the govt. rules.

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Syllabus

To be chosen for the DRDO positions, the students need to perform better in both processes of the DRDO CEPTAM 2021 exam. To perform the best in the examination, the candidates need to cover the complete syllabus of the exam. The Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO has already updated information for its DRDO CEPTAM communicating for the offered posts. Space below mentions the different syllabus for DRDO CEPTAM 2021 examination:

Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability

  1. Average
  2. Average
  3. Decimal & Fractions
  4. HCF & LCM
  5. Mixtures & Allegations
  6. Number System
  7. Partnership
  8. Percentages
  9. Permutation, Combination & Probability
  10. Problems on Age
  11. Profit and Loss
  12. Ratio and Proportions
  13. Simple & Compound Interest
  14. Simplification
  15. Speed, Time & Distance
  16. Time & Work

General Awareness

  1. Abbreviations
  2. Awards and Honors
  3. Books & Authors
  4. Culture
  5. Current Affairs – National & International
  6. Current events
  7. Economic Science
  8. General Politics
  9. Geography
  10. History
  11. Important Days
  12. Important Financial & Economic News
  13. Indian Constitution
  14. Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  15. Sports and Games

General Science

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Biology

General Mathematics

  1. Calculus & Differential Equations
  2. Classical Algebra & Analytic Geometry
  3. Differential Equations & Mechanics
  4. Numerical Methods & Probability Theory
  5. Vector Algebra & Multivariate Calculus

DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Syllabus for A&A Posts

Quantitative Ability: Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, and Figural Classification, Space Visualization, Spatial orientation, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgement, Decision Making, Arithmetic Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, writing and cryptography, Statement Conclusion, deductive Reasoning, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude:  Easy calculation, Time & Work, Area, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Variety Series, Quadratic Equations Average, Percentage, Time & Speed, Investment, HCF & LCM, Question On Ages, Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart.

Reasoning Ability:  Comprehension Reasoning, Drawbacks Resolution Techniques, Statement & Conclusion kind queries, Arithmetic Reasoning, Logical Diagrams, Writing and cryptography, Arithmetic range Series, Non-Verbal Series, Higher cognitive process, Input & Output, Deductive Reasoning, Seating Arrangements, Logical Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning

General Awareness: Current Affairs (National and International), Major Financial/Economic News, Budget and 5 Year Plans, Sports, Science-Inventions and Discoveries, Abbreviations, Books and Authors, Awards and Honors, Necessary Days, International and National Organizations

English Language: Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill within the Blanks, Sentence Arrangements/ Word Arrangement, Sentence Error, Sentence Correction, Comprehension & Diagnostic Test.

DRDO CEPTAM 2021 Syllabus for Technical A Posts

  1. Cloze test
  2. Direct and Indirect Speech
  3. Error spotting
  4. Fill in the blanks
  5. General English
  6. Jumbled Sentence
  7. One word substitution
  8. Personification
  9. Phrase Replacement
  10. Reading Comprehension
  11. Sentence Improvement

Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Average
  2. Data Interpretation
  3. Geometry
  4. HCM & LCM
  5. Inequalities
  6. Mensuration
  7. Number System
  8. Percentage
  9. Pipes & Cisterns
  10. Probability
  11. Profit & Loss
  12. Ratio and Proportion
  13. Simple & Compound Interest
  14. Speed, time & distance
  15. Time & Work
  16. Trigonometry

Reasoning Ability

  1. Analogy
  2. Arithmetical Reasoning
  3. Blood relation
  4. Classification
  5. Clock & Calendar
  6. Coding and Decoding
  7. Mathematical operation
  8. Number puzzle
  9. Series
  10. Statement and Reasoning
  11. Syllogism
  12. Time sequence, number, and ranking test
  13. Venn diagrams
  14. Visual reasoning

General Science

  1. History
  2. Botany
  3. Physics
  4. Zoology

General Knowledge

  1. Awards and Honors
  2. Banking
  3. Budget and Five-year plans
  4. Current Affairs
  5. Current affairs of National & International news
  6. Important dates
  7. Sports & Culture
  8. Sports & Culture
  9. Static GK

Exam Pattern

Knowing the examination pattern helps the candidates to know the type of questions asked in the examination, total marks in the exam, time of exam, marking scheme, and much more. Candidates can check different exam patterns for the different position-exam below:

DRDO CEPTAM pattern of examination 2021 for MTS Exam

  • Stages:  A total of two phases which are level 1 and level 2.
  • Mode of Exam: Online mode (Computer-based test).
  • Time Duration:  1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Total Questions: 100 questions
  • Total Marks: 100 marks
  • Questions type: Multiple choice objective type
  • Segments: The level 1 examination has a total of 3 segments: General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability. Also, the Tier 2 examination has 3 parts: General Science,
  • General Math, and
  • General English.
  • Language: Hindi and English both
  • Section Time Limit: No Section time limit.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct response, receive 1 mark and there will be no negative marking for the wrong response/ unanswered questions.
  • Marks Distribution: In 2 periods of the DRDO CEPTAM MTS test, Marks will be awarded as per the detail shown in the table underneath:

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum marks
Level 1 – General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 35 35
Level 1 – General Awareness 30 30
Level 1 – Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability 35 35
Level 2 – General Science 40 40
Level 2 – General Math 40 40
Level 2 – General English 20 20

DRDO CEPTAM Pattern 2021 for A&A Position Level 1 Examination:

  1. Mode of Exam: online mode (Computer-based test).
  2. Time Duration:  2 hours.
  3. Total Questions:150 questions
  4. Total Marks: 100 marks
  5. Type of Questions: Multiple choice objective type
  6. Papers: The question paper for Secretary Grade-II (English Typing), Administrative Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing), Store Assistant ‘A’ (English Typing) and body Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing), Administrative body ‘A’ (English Typing), contains problems from Calculation based on Aptitude, Basic brainy knowledge & Reasoning Ability, General Science, School maths & Numerical Ability, Basic English and Hindi or English Language.
  7. Segments: A total of 3 segments and each segment of the A&A Level 1 exam has a total of 50 questions.
  8. Language: Hindi and English both
  9. Section Time Limit: No section time limit.
  10. Marking pattern: For every correct answer, candidates will get one mark and there will be no negative marking for the wrong answer/ unanswered queries.
  11. Qualifying Marks: The minimum qualifying marks for A&A tier 1 is four hundredths for UR/OBC/EWS candidates whereas the candidates belonging to the SC/ST class have to be compelled to secure a minimum of thirty-fifth marks.

A&A Post Level 2 Exam Pattern:

Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO organized level a pair of communicating for all positions offered in the A&A category. In the level 2 or A&A exam, the students need to pass the grade/Skill/Physical Fitness and Capability Test as per the requirement of positions. Further, this qualifies in nature and at last, the candidates compels to clear this stage to be selected for the duty.

DRDO CEPTAM Way 2021 for Technical A Post Level 1 Exam

  1. Mode of Exam: Online mode (Computer-based test).
  2. Time Duration: 2 hours.
  3. Total Questions: 150 questions
  4. Total Marks: 100 marks
  5. Type of Questions: Various choice objective type questions
  6. Sections: Tech A Post exam incorporates a total of 2 that area, unit Section A and Section B. Half A of the CEPTAM School A Post exam contains queries from Quantitative Ability/Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language (basic knowledge), General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, General science whereas section B contains queries specific to trade/discipline as per the need of the post.
  7. Language: English and Hindi both
  8. Section Time Limit: No.
  9. Marking Scpattern: For every correct answer, candidates will get one mark and there will be no negative marking for the wrong answer/ unanswered queries.
  10. Marks Distribution: The structure of the DRDO CEPTAM MTS level 1 exam is mentioned in the table below:

Subjects Number of questions
Section A – Numericals based on aptitude, general understanding & Reasoning Ability, Current affairs, English Language (Basic Knowledge), and General Science 50
Section B: Particular to marketing/instruction of the postcode 100

Tech A Post Level 2 Exam Pattern:

Based on the achievement in the level 1 exam, the candidates are chosen for level 2. In level 2, the candidates are tested for their technical knowledge.

Exam Admit Card

Registered candidates have to fill up the application for the DRDO examination. And then download the admit card before performing in the exam. Next, the official date has not been released till now. However, the organization delivers it at least a week before the date of the exam. Applicants can see their exam admit card in internet mode only. For download follow steps:

Click the formal website of the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO or click the website link activated in the below table.

  • Candidates need to search the option given there to download the DRDO CEPTAM admit card for the position they have applied for and click on it.
  • Then candidates give their credentials for logging.
  • After login, DRDO CEPTAM 2021 admit card will be shown on the screen. Check all detail before download..
  • At last, students have to take the admit card to the exam hall.

Exam admit card has been released, now all dates also be updated soon:

Post Download Link
Vehicle Operator ‘A’ Click here (To be sooner announce)
Fire Engine Driver ‘A’ Click here (To be sooner announce)
Stenographer Grade-II (English Typing) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Administrative Assistant ‘A’ (English Typing) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Administrative Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Store Assistant ‘A’ (English Typing) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Store Assistant ‘A’ (Hindi Typing) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Security Assistant ‘A’ Click here (To be sooner announce)
Clerk (Canteen Manager Grade-III) Click here (To be sooner announce)
Asstt Halwai-cum-Cook Click here (To be sooner announce)
Fireman Click here (To be sooner announce)

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Result

After announcing the answer key, the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO will create and display the DRDO CEPTAM 2021 result. CEPTAM prepares results for both stages of the DRDO CEPTAM examination.

DRDO CEPTAM Result: Preparation of Merit List

  • The provisional selection is done based on the merit obtained in the Tier 1 exam depending on the post/category/sub-category
  • Candidates passing Tier 1 are called to appear for the Tier 2
  • SC, ST, OBC, EWS, ESM, MSP, and PWD applicants who are selected based on their own goodness without relaxation will be examined against the restrained category.
  • The reserved openings will be packed up separately from amongst the eligible SC, ST, OBC, EWS, ESM, MSP, and PWD candidates.
  • Candidates will be chosen in Tier 1 exam in the ratio of 1:12 (number of seats: number of chosen candidates)
  • It is important for candidates to pass for the Tier 2 exam

At first, DRDo declares the result of part 1, then qualified students can give the exam for part 2.

  1. Go to the official website of the Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM) of DRDO and appears for it.
  2. Click the link available on the official page.
  3. Students need to choose for which post they have applied.
  4. The candidates have to give their application number and password and press submit button.
  5. The outcome for the DRDO CEPTAM 2021 examination will emerge on the screen. Candidates have to check all details before printout.

DRDO CEPTAM Result 2021 Detail

The Result for the DRDO CEPTAM exam is shown below:

Candidate’s name Father’s name
Roll number Date of birth
Category & Sub-Category Gender
Email Total marks obtained in the qualifying exam
Rank in merit Educational qualification
Correspondence address Subject

 

 

How to apply?

Students who are eligible to appear for DRDO CEPTAM recruitment can fill in all the details and submit the online application form on the official site. The application form is accessible on the website drdo.gov.in (https://www.drdo.gov.in/). Below are the steps for applying for the employment procedures:

  • Go to the formal online website of DRDO at drdo.gov.in
  • On the official main page. In that place select the Careers option for other Recruitments.
  • Therefore you will be redirected to DRDO CEPTAM’s official main page.
  • In the same fashion, choose the position and then click on ‘Online Application Form’
  • Fill in all the details of yourself using the important and relevant details.
  • Once registration is done, after that log-in too to the application using the registration number.
  • Fill in all the details in the application form and then submit the fee and submit the application form.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1. What is the full form of DRDO?

A1. DRDO stands for Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO).

Q2. What is DRDO?

A2. DRDO comes under the Ministry Of Defence. This body focuses on research and development and this is completely owned by the Government of India.

Q3. Is negative marking is there for the examination?

A3. No, there is no negative marking in the examination.

Q4. What is the age limit for the candidate for this exam?

A4. The age limit is 18-25 years of age.

Q5. Is the exam online?

A5. Yes, it is an online exam.

Q6. Is the DRDO exam tough?

A6. No, it is not that tough if you perform with your full determination.

Q7. Which body is conducting the DRDO exam?

A7. CEPTAM is conducting the DRDO exam.

Q8. Is this a government job?

A8. Yes, it is a central government job.

Q9. Where I will get the syllabus?

A9. On the official website, you will get the full syllabus.

Q10. Are there any application fees?

A10. Yes, there is an application fee.

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